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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. urges ‘massive subsidized day care’ plan to reduce abortion

Apr 23, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The campaign promises that a Kennedy presidency would “safeguard women’s reproductive rights.” Read more

People join together during a “Rally to Stop the Six-Week Abortion Ban” held at Lake Eola Park on April 13, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

Could Florida become the first state to defeat an abortion amendment?

Apr 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The Florida Supreme Court recently made national headlines when it issued two significant abortion rulings on the same day. Read more

Left to right: Dr. John Bruchalski, a former abortionist and IVF provider, Emma Waters, a senior research associate at the Heritage Foundation, Andrew Kubick, a bioethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Religious Freedom Institute, and Sister Deirdre Byrne, superior of the D.C. Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts, discuss the "eugenic" dangers of in vitro fertilization at a panel event at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2024.

Experts and former abortionist warn about ‘eugenic’ IVF industry

Apr 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Dr. John Bruchalski, a former abortionist and IVF provider, said “IVF is embedded with eugenics” and that anything “not perfect”... Read more

Pro-lifers participate in the Illinois March for Life in Springfield, April 17, 2024.

Thousands of pro-lifers attend ‘joy-filled’ Illinois March for Life

Apr 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, told CNA that the march was “joy-filled” and “hopeful” and had a large... Read more

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, was tabbed as the next chair of the Committee for Religious Liberty on Nov. 16, 2022, in Baltimore.

U.S. bishops on new federal rule: Employers should not be forced to facilitate abortions

Apr 19, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The EEOC issued a change to regulations regarding pregnant workers’ fairness, one that mandates employers make accommodations for workers to... Read more

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Planned Parenthood reports record number of abortions in latest annual report

Apr 18, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Released on Tuesday, the 2022-2023 report shows that Planned Parenthood performed 392,715 abortions between Oct. 1, 2021, and Sept. 30,... Read more

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Arizona lawmakers vote to retain law protecting life at conception

Apr 17, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

In a near party-line vote, House Democrats failed to gain a majority of votes to suspend the Legislature’s rules to... Read more

Anglican nuns from Sisterhood of Saint Mary (photographed with bishops from the Anglican Church of North America's Diocese of the Living Word) are among those suing the state of New York for requiring that they cover abortion in their health plans.

Catholic and Anglican nuns defend religious freedom in New York’s highest court

Apr 17, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit is over a New York Department of Financial Services regulation that could require faith-based organizations to cover “medically... Read more

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Biden administration to mandate employers grant leave for workers to obtain abortions

Apr 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The federal rule expands the scope of accommodations employers must make to also include workers’ decisions about “having or choosing... Read more

Louisiana legislators are sponsoring legislation to support women in crisis pregnancies by setting aside millions in funding for pregnancy resource centers and other social services.

Pro-life Democrats champion government aid to pregnancy resource centers in Louisiana

Apr 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The program would increase the total spending on the Alternatives to Abortion program from $1 million this cycle to between... Read more

Jaroslaw Kaczynski (front, center), leader of the Law and Justice political party (PiS) in Poland, takes part in the voting on four draft projects on abortion rights at the Polish Parliament (SEJM) on April 12, 2024, in Warsaw, Poland.

Polish bishops launch ‘day of prayer’ for unborn after lawmakers advance pro-abortion bills

Apr 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Lawmakers on Friday advanced four pro-abortion bills to be considered by a special committee in the Sejm, which is Poland’s... Read more

The State Supreme Court building in Phoenix.

Arizona Supreme Court upholds law protecting life throughout pregnancy

Apr 9, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The court ruled that state law does not guarantee a right to an abortion and that an 1864 law prohibiting... Read more

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Florida Supreme Court approves 15-week pro-life law, allows abortion amendment on ballot 

Apr 1, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The separate rulings uphold Florida’s 15-week abortion ban while also clearing the path for a proposal that opponents say could... Read more

A participant in a Women's March event Jan. 18, 2020, in San Francisco holds a "Pass the Equal Rights Amendment" sign while marching.

Nevada judge rules state must include abortion in its Medicaid program

Mar 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The ruling found that limits on the Medicaid program keeping tax dollars from being used for abortion violated the state’s... Read more

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Fetal homicide law used in New Hampshire for first time in murder of mother and child

Mar 21, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

A New Hampshire man was charged with the murder of a pregnant woman and her unborn child, the first time... Read more

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Republican attorneys general threaten YouTube over ‘misleading’ label on pro-life videos

Mar 6, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

A letter to a Google executive Neal Mohan said the labels violate the First Amendment and spread “false” information about... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life on Feb. 12, 2024, at the Vatican.

Vatican on France’s abortion amendment: There cannot be a ‘right’ to take a human life

Mar 5, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

“The Pontifical Academy for Life reiterates that precisely in the era of universal human rights, there cannot be a ‘right’... Read more

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Catholic priest finds kidney donor through parishioner

Mar 2, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Pennsylvania priest Father Tim O’Sullivan found a match unexpectedly right in his own parish. Read more

Heritage Foundation researcher Emma Waters speaks to Prudence Robertson on “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly,” Feb. 29, 2024.

Experts warn of ‘inhumane’ treatment of embryos, ‘evil’ circumstances surrounding IVF

Mar 2, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The Alabama Supreme Court sparked national debate on the ethics surrounding IVF following the court’s decision that ruled embryos are... Read more

Patient in a hospital bed. Via Shutterstock

Catholics express concern over eroding ‘brain death’ standards

Mar 2, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The signers of a recent statement say Catholics ought to remove themselves from their state’s organ donation registry and create... Read more